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Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks on Club Q Shooter Sentencing

June 19, 2024
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks on Club Q Shooter Sentencing

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MS-13 Members and Associates Sentenced for Racketeering and Narcotics Conspiracies and Four Murders

June 18, 2024
MS-13 Members and Associates Sentenced for Racketeering and Narcotics Conspiracies and Four Murders

The last defendant of the six La Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members who were convicted at two separate federal trials was sentenced today. The six defendants were sentenced for racketeering conspiracy, narcotics conspiracy, and offenses related to the murders of four men in 2019. From the U.S. Department of Justice: Read More

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Justice Department Announces State of Missouri Violated Title II of Americans with Disabilities Act

June 18, 2024
Justice Department Announces State of Missouri Violated Title II of Americans with Disabilities Act

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Court Orders Colorado e-Cigarette Maker to Stop Selling Unauthorized Vaping Products

June 18, 2024

A federal court on June 11 enjoined a Colorado company and its owner from manufacturing, distributing or selling unauthorized vaping products. From the U.S. Department of Justice: Read More

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Justice Department Finds Alaska Discriminates Against Voters with Disabilities

June 18, 2024
Justice Department Finds Alaska Discriminates Against Voters with Disabilities

The Justice Department announced today its findings that Alaska violated Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to provide an accessible ballot for in-person voting, selecting inaccessible polling places for federal, state and local elections and maintaining an inaccessible elections website. The ADA requires that states’ voting services, programs and activities…

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Justice Department Statements on District Court Ruling Enjoining American Airlines and JetBlue’s Northeast Alliance

May 20, 2023
Justice Department Statements on District Court Ruling Enjoining American Airlines and JetBlue’s Northeast Alliance

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter for the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division issued the following statements today regarding the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts’s ruling in favor of the Justice Department and the Attorneys General of six states and the District of Columbia in their civil antitrust…

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Justice Department Files Proposed Amended Complaint and Consent Decree with Fourth Poultry Processor, Further Addressing Long-Running Conspiracy to Suppress Workers’ Compensation

May 17, 2023
Justice Department Files Proposed Amended Complaint and Consent Decree with Fourth Poultry Processor, Further Addressing Long-Running Conspiracy to Suppress Workers’ Compensation

The Department of Justice filed a proposed amended complaint and consent decree today in the District of Maryland with George’s, Inc. and George’s Foods, LLC (George’s) that would resolve claims that George’s conspired with other poultry processors for years to suppress workers’ wages by exchanging compensation information. George’s provided significant and voluntary cooperation to the…

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement in Suit to Block ASSA ABLOY’s Proposed Acquisition of Spectrum Brands’ Hardware and Home Improvement Division

May 6, 2023
Justice Department Reaches Settlement in Suit to Block ASSA ABLOY’s Proposed Acquisition of Spectrum Brands’ Hardware and Home Improvement Division

The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached a settlement in its litigation regarding ASSA ABLOY AB’s (ASSA ABLOY) proposed $4.3 billion acquisition of Spectrum Brand Holding Inc.’s Hardware and Home Improvement division. The proposed settlement requires ASSA ABLOY to divest assets as a condition of finalizing ASSA ABLOY’s transaction with Spectrum Brands…

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Former Public Official and California Contractor Sentenced for Bid Rigging and Bribery

April 24, 2023
Former Public Official and California Contractor Sentenced for Bid Rigging and Bribery

A former Caltrans contract manager and a former contractor were sentenced today in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento for their roles in a bid-rigging and bribery scheme involving Caltrans improvement and repair contracts. From the U.S. Department of Justice: Read More

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Construction Company Owner Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison and Ordered to Pay Nearly $1 Million in Restitution for Rigging Bids and Bribing a Public Official

April 18, 2023
Construction Company Owner Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison and Ordered to Pay Nearly $1 Million in Restitution for Rigging Bids and Bribing a Public Official

A construction company owner in California was sentenced to 78 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay $984,699.53 in restitution for his role in a bid-rigging and bribery scheme involving California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) improvement and repair contracts. From the U.S. Department of Justice: Read More

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